Hip Hop Week In Review: Cardi B, Charlottesville, And Russian Rap Battle
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This week in Hip Hop, Cardi B, in some of the big victories, including his single "Bodak Yellow" charting in the Billboard Hot 100. Also, the Hip Hop community reacted to the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia over the removal of Confederate monuments, and we learn why a Russian rap battle that we are suffering a million hits in three days.
Cardi B & Nicki Minaj Dead Rivalry Rumors
Cardi B's performance at the MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York this week fueled rumors of a rivalry with Nicki Minaj when she called an unnamed "bitch" for being false.
"You know that this bitch. She never fucking liked me," Cardi said in the scenario. "And all of a sudden she wants to be friends. No, bitch. I'm still not like you, bitch."
Despite the fact that she never said a name, the more I felt that it was safe to assume that she was talking about Nicki. That was until the Cardi twitter letters Pinkprint song "Win Again", which was followed up with a tweet full of praise for Nicki herself.
I don't see lies when Bardi quotes Barbie 🤷🏽♀️😌😛 #WinAgain ~ all dat to get to you gon fuk around and pull a muscle...#BarbieTingz https://t.co/tHJmfhjOap
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) August 15, 2017
There is No beef here, guys.
It would not be a surprise that some in the industry that didn't care for Cardi before that he wants to be fine with it now. She has the hottest song right now with "Bodak Yellow", and even uprooted Nicki's previous 3-year record for the highest-charting female rapper.
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Hip-Hop Reacts To Charlottesville & Donald Trump
It has been a crazy eight months in the united states and this week it got even more crazy when you bring Together The Right rally, which was attended by members of the ku klux klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists ended in the murder of 32-year-old Heather Heyers when a car crashed into a crowd of counter-dem